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Agenda and minutes

Venue: This is a virtual meeting

Contact: Committee Manager  Email: democratic.services@cambridge.gov.uk

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Councillor Bick for 20 August meeting.



Declarations of Interest


Members declared if any of the candidates were known to them and in what capacity.



Exclusion of the Public

The meeting will contain information during which the public is likely to be excluded from the meeting subject to determination by the Committee following consideration of a public interest test.  The exclusion would be made under paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of part 1 of schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972



To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 28 July 2020.


The Committee agreed to exclude the public on the grounds that if they were present, there would be disclosure to them of information defined as exempt from publication by virtue of paragraph 1, 2 and 3 of part 1 of schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.



Interviews and selection process to recommend an Interim Chief Executive to Council

To undertake interviews and a selection process to recommend an Interim Chief Executive to Council.



The Committee undertook interviews and a selection process for the three candidates interviewed on the 17 August.

Following consideration the Committee identified a recommended candidate for the post of Interim Chief Executive, subject to references and Executive Notification.

The Head of HR was asked to obtain references for the identified candidate which were considered at the meeting on 20 August. The Head of HR was then asked to undertake the Executive Notification process.

Subject to the above a report would be prepared for a Full Council meeting.



Agenda and Date for Next Meeting

To be confirmed if required.


The next meeting of the Committee would be to consider arrangements for the recruitment of a permanent Chief Executive.  A date would be scheduled following the appointment of Executive Search and Recruitment consultancy support.